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Hospital trust chairman hits out at abuse

Worcester News: Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust chairman Harry Turner.

6:12pm Friday 28th August 2015

THE head of the organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals has hit out at ‘trolls’ who attacked him online and posted a “vile” letter through the door of his house.

Charity music event at the Marr's Bar

Worcester News: Charity music event at the Marr's Bar

4:54pm Friday 28th August 2015

A FUNDRAISING night of music in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and the Multiple Sclerosis Society will be held at the Marr’s Bar in Pierpoint Street, Worcester, on Friday, October 2. Acts will include Chris Taylor, Samuel Deacon of Worcester-based outfit Institutes and Alex Rainsford and his band.

Record breaking number of young people use Wychavon Youth Bus

Worcester News: Youth Bus and outreach officer Rob Mace with youngsters and the Youth Bus at Offenham Youth Club.

4:44pm Friday 28th August 2015

A RECORD-breaking number of youngsters in Wychavon enjoyed fun activities run from a mobile centre in the last school year.

Droitwich Salt Fest to return for a 10th year

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Droitwch Salt Festival 2014.................The Procession is led by Droitwich Air Training Corps Cadets
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4:30pm Friday 28th August 2015

THE ever-popular Salt Fest will return to Droitwich for the tenth year running next month.

Spectacular new college building in Pershore takes shape

Worcester News: Spectacular new college building in Pershore takes shape

4:02pm Friday 28th August 2015

A MULTI-million pound redevelopment of Pershore College is nearing completion.

Alexandra Hospital radiographer makes final five in fitness competition

Worcester News: Radiographer and fitness instructor Emma Land.

3:23pm Friday 28th August 2015

A RADIOGRAPHER at a Worcestershire hospital who leads a double life as a fitness instructor has been named as finalist in an inspirational health competition.

Senior doctor brands hospital revamp project "a cancer"

Worcester News: NOT DISCHARGED: Most patients in Worcestershire are not being sent home overnight from the Alexandra Hospital.

2:14pm Friday 28th August 2015

THE long-delayed project reorganising hospital care in Worcestershire is “a cancer eating into the morale of hard working staff”, a senior doctor has claimed.

Young citizens organise trio of fundraising events

Worcester News: Members of the National Citizen Service YMCA Worcester 2 – Cohort B.

1:02pm Friday 28th August 2015

A GROUP of Worcester teenagers taking part in a scheme helping them gain useful skills while making a difference in the community have arranged a series of fundraising activities.

Take part in wildlife survey

Worcester News: Take part in wildlife survey

11:46am Friday 28th August 2015

WILDLIFE enthusiasts in Worcestershire and across Britain are invited to take part in a survey of mammals living alongside roads.

Bromyard Community Hospital ward closure could be halted

Worcester News: Cancer charity handed out a total of £62,254 to 221 Worcestershire patients in 2014

11:32am Friday 28th August 2015

THE closure of the inpatient ward at Bromyard Community Hospital could be halted if talks are successful.

Bromyard Community Hospital ward closure could be halted

Worcester News: Cancer charity handed out a total of £62,254 to 221 Worcestershire patients in 2014

11:31am Friday 28th August 2015

THE closure of the inpatient ward at Bromyard Community Hospital could be halted if talks are successful.

Motocross event raises nearly £2,000 for A&E department

Worcester News: Motocross star James Hanscomb and Apex Motocross manager Lee Jones with members of the A&E nursing team at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

11:03am Friday 28th August 2015

A TEAM of motocross riders – including a teenage rising star – have raised almost £2,000 for the A&E department at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

Charity takes ownership of Worcestershire woodland

Worcester News: Spotted Orchid at Blackhouse Common. Picture by Paul Lane.

6:07pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A CONSERVATION charity has officially signed on the dotted line to take ownership of an ancient woodland on the edge of the Malvern Hills.

Air ambulance open day next week

Worcester News: Air ambulance open day next week

5:32pm Thursday 27th August 2015

LIFESAVING organisation the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity will hold an open day at its airbase at Strensham Services off the northbound carriageway of the M5 from 10am until 4pm on Saturday, September 5.

Heart attacks result in 31 premature deaths in Worcester every year

Worcester News: Cancer charity handed out a total of £62,254 to 221 Worcestershire patients in 2014

5:27pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

MORE than 30 people in Worcester die early as a result of a heart attack every year, a study has shown.

Be prepared for bank holiday weekend, say health bosses

Worcester News: Cancer charity handed out a total of £62,254 to 221 Worcestershire patients in 2014

5:07pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

HEALTH bosses are reminding people in Worcestershire to make sure they have enough of any medications they need to get them through the three day Bank Holiday weekend.

People with cardiovascular problems advised to be careful in hot weather

Worcester News: People with cardiovascular problems advised to be careful in hot weather

4:55pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

ALTHOUGH it seems we have had most of the sun we are going to get this summer, health experts in Worcestershire are warning people to take precautions when temperatures rise.

Appeal launched to raise funds for special wheelchair for Droitwich teen

Worcester News: Charlie-Marie French of Droitwich, who needs a specially adapted power-assisted wheelchair to help her get around.

4:46pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

AN APPEAL has been launched to raise thousands of pounds so an 18-year-old from Droitwich can afford a specially adapted wheelchair which will help her move around without help.

Maintenance worker at Evesham care home applauded for dedication

Worcester News: Maintenance operative at The Hawthorns Care Home in Church Street Peter Hall.

4:22pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

AN EMPLOYEE of an Evesham care home has been applauded for his dedication to helping residents with dementia live their lives to the full.

Worcester man speaks of horror at Shoreham Airshow

Worcester News: Floral tributes continue to be left on a wooden bridge near  the A27 at Shoreham in West Sussex where people died when an historic Hawker Hunter fighter jet plummeted onto the major south coast road  after failing to pull out of a loop manoeuvre. PRESS AS

2:04pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A FORMER Worcester schoolboy has spoken of the horror of witnessing the crash at the Shoreham Airshow on Saturday, in which 11 people are believed to have been killed.

Hospital maintenance and cleaning staff thanked for hard work

Worcester News: Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust interim chief executive Chris Tidman (far right) with members of the estates and housekeeping teams at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch.

11:48am Wednesday 26th August 2015

CLEANING and maintenance staff at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch have been thanked for their hard work.

Operation survival rates in Worcestershire better than national average

Worcester News: Cancer charity handed out a total of £62,254 to 221 Worcestershire patients in 2014

11:09am Wednesday 26th August 2015

PATIENTS in Worcestershire undergoing surgery on major blood vessels have a higher than average chance of surviving operations, a study has shown.

56,988 in Worcestershire at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes

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6:05am Wednesday 26th August 2015

MORE than 55,000 people in Worcestershire are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, new figures have shown.

St John's planning application approved

Worcester News: Work to build retirement village to resume at former Ellerslie school site

3:19pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

A PLANNING application for a new garage as well as a cloak and utility room at the side and rear of 4 Everard Close, St John’s, Worcester, made by resident Anthony Aston has been approved by Worcester City Council’s planning department.

Man indecently exposes himself to runner in Colwall

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

9:21am Tuesday 25th August 2015

A MAN indecently exposed himself to a runner in Colwall, near Malvern.

Learn about orchards and wildlife in Cleeve Prior

Worcester News: Volunteers at a previous event held by the Three Counties Traditional Orchard Project.

9:13am Tuesday 25th August 2015

A WORKSHOP on the importance of orchards to Worcestershire’s wildlife will be held in Cleeve Prior, near Evesham, next month.

Rain fails to dampen spirits at annual vintage car rally

Worcester News: Rain fails to dampen spirits at Madresfield Vintage Car Rally. Picture by Jan Long.

8:41am Tuesday 25th August 2015

RAIN failed to dampen spirits at a popular annual vintage car rally near Malvern.

Rain fails to dampen spirits at annual vintage car rally

Worcester News: Rain fails to dampen spirits at Madresfield Vintage Car Rally. Picture by Jan Long.

8:40am Tuesday 25th August 2015

RAIN failed to dampen spirits at a popular annual vintage car rally near Malvern.

Journal reader's sunflowers reach new heights

Worcester News: Sunflowers grown by Roger Johns of Laxton Crescent, Evesham.

8:16am Tuesday 25th August 2015

SUMMER might be over – at least that’s how it seems given the past few days – but the sun is still shining in Evesham.

Free support group for glaucoma patients

Worcester News: Clinical director for ophthalmology at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Tarun Sharma, support group co ordinator Sally Hunter and glaucoma specialist nurse Sara Ruck.

6:46pm Monday 24th August 2015

PEOPLE with glaucoma are being invited to a support group meeting run by Worcestershire’s ophthalmology team.

Worcester protestors hit out against international trade agreement

Worcester News: Protestors hit out at TTIP outside the Guildhall

6:34pm Monday 24th August 2015

PROTESTORS took to the streets of Worcester to make their voices heard over an international trade agreement.

Nominations still open for police award

6:22pm Monday 24th August 2015

NOMINATIONS are still open for a special award recognising people who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to support their communities.

Extraordinary meeting to be held over hospital trust bullying

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Worcestershire Royal Hospital (17371889)

6:05pm Monday 24th August 2015

A SPECIAL meeting is being held to discuss the findings of a long-awaited report into allegations of bullying and harassment at Worcestershire’s acute hospitals.

Cash stolen from taxi in Worcester

Worcester News: Suspicious white van reported in Malvern

4:47pm Monday 24th August 2015

A VELCRO money bag containing cash was stolen from a taxi parked at Shrub Hill Industrial Estate at about 2.30am on Monday, August 24.

Bicycle stolen in Diglis

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

4:42pm Monday 24th August 2015

A CANNONDALE Quick4 Hybrid bicycle was stolen from Woodhouse Close, Diglis, Worcester, between 9pm on Thursday, August 20 and 10am the following morning.

Attempted break-in in Worcester

Worcester News: (16754282)

4:40pm Monday 24th August 2015

A WHITE man, described as about 55 years old, tried to force his way into a flat in Sansome Place, Worcester, at about 5.30pm on Sunday, August 23.

Coping stones stolen from Worcester church

Worcester News: (16754282)

3:33pm Monday 24th August 2015

COPING stones on St Mark’s Church in Orchard Street, Diglis, Worcester, were damaged overnight between Wednesday, August 19 and the following day.

Knives and cash stolen in Worcester

Worcester News: Suspicious white van reported in Malvern

3:31pm Monday 24th August 2015

A SET of chef’s knives in a leather case and a quantity of cash were stolen after a building in Mealcheapen Street in Worcester city centre was broken into via a conservatory between 5pm on Saturday, August 22 and 7.30am on Monday,. August 24.

Chair stolen from Worcester pub

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

3:30pm Monday 24th August 2015

A WHITE man wearing a pink shirt stole a big and bulky Rattan chair with two cushions from Ye Olde Talbot pub in Friar Street, Worcester, between 8pm and 9pm on Saturday, August 22.

Bike stolen in The Tything

Worcester News: (16754282)

3:29pm Monday 24th August 2015

A RED and grey Dawes XC men’s mountain bike was stolen from The Tything, Worcester, after a lock was cut off between 8pm on Thursday, August 20 and midday the following day.

Bottle thrown through window

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

3:28pm Monday 24th August 2015

A WINDOW was smashed in Astwood Road, Worcester, after a bottle was thrown through it at about 3.30am on Sunday, August 23.

Bike stolen in Warndon

Worcester News: Suspicious white van reported in Malvern

3:27pm Monday 24th August 2015

A WHITE hybrid bicycle was stolen from the area of the Lyppard Grange Community Centre in Ankerage Green, Warndon, Worcester, at 3.06pm on Friday, August 12.

Disabled parking badge stolen

Worcester News: (16754282)

3:26pm Monday 24th August 2015

A BLUE disabled parking badge, number 1JF47C, was stolen from a Honda parked at Pershore Medical Practice in Queen Elizabeth Drive, Pershore, at about 2pm on Friday, August 21.

Container broken into near Pershore

Worcester News: Drills stolen in Malvern

3:25pm Monday 24th August 2015

A CONTAINER unit at a farm in Egdon, near Pershore, was forced open overnight between Thursday, August 20 and the following morning. Nothing is believed to have been stolen.

Cash stolen from St Peter's shop

Worcester News: Suspicious white van reported in Malvern

3:24pm Monday 24th August 2015

A WHITE man described as having “a strong accent” stole cash from a convenience store in the St Peter’s area of Worcester while distracting staff at 8.44am on Saturday, August 22.

Bike stolen from Worcester school

Worcester News: 4714760706. 21/11/14. Tudor Grange Academy in Worcester. Picture by Nick Toogood. (13273618)

3:23pm Monday 24th August 2015

A BLACK and green Mongoose BMX was stolen from a secured bike rack at Tudor Grange Academy in Bilford Road, Worcester, between 8.30am and 2pm on Friday, August 21.

House broken into in Northwick

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

3:22pm Monday 24th August 2015

A GLASS door in the ground floor of a house in Colin Road, Northwick, Worcester, was smashed between 10am on Sunday, August 16 and 7pm on Friday, August 21.

University bicycle stolen

Worcester News: Drills stolen in Malvern

3:20pm Monday 24th August 2015

A BICYCLE on loan from the University of Worcester was stolen from Tredennyke Mews, off Barbourne Terrace, Worcester, between 6pm on Friday, August 7 and 6pm on Monday, August 10. The white hybrid bicycle is clearly marked as being the property of the university and is covered with University of Worcester stickers.

Workshop broken into near Pershore

Worcester News: (16754282)

3:18pm Monday 24th August 2015

PADLOCKS were removed from a workshop in Evesham Road, Egdon, near Pershore, overnight between Thursday, August 20 and the following morning. Nothing is believed to have been stolen.

Business owner threatens legal action over Norton Parkway station

Worcester News: An artist's impression of how the new Norton Parkway station could look.

6:04am Monday 24th August 2015

A WORCESTER businessman has threatened to take legal action against Worcestershire County Council if it refuses to enter into an agreement over the long-awaited Norton Parkway train station.

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